Baabylon

Babylon, Hempstead land clean water funds

A $1.8 million award for the Town of Babylon and a $450,000 stipend for the Town of North Hempstead were among the $75 million in state grants for water-infrastructure improvements announced Tuesday. The funds come from the New York State Water Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2015, which provides $200 million in grants to be disbursed through three annual state budgets, starting with the fiscal year 2015-16 budget. The fund is administered by the state’s Environmental…